- October 4, 2021
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Controversial city blogger Isma Olaxes remanded to Kitalya prison
City blogger Ibrahim Tusubiira alias Isma Olaxes has also been remanded to Kitalya government prison on charges of Defaming local Musician Emmanuel Suuna commonly known as Omulangira Suuna.
Olaxes has joined TV presenter Isaac Kawalya alias Kayz, and his two Show producers Brian Wako Kennedy and Williams Makuliro who were remanded to Kitalya last week on the said charges.
Controversial blogger and ardent supporter of President Yoweri Museveni, Isma Olaxes aka Isma Kalevu has been arrested. The arrest was confirmed by the spokesperson of Directorate of Criminal Investigation (CID), Charles Twiine.
“Detectives at CID headquarters have this morning Oct 4, 2021 arrested Isma Olaxess aka Isma Kalevu and Charged him to Court for Offensive Communication and Criminal Libel,” Twiine said.
Olaxes was arraigned before Buganda Court grade one magistrate Doreen Karungi who charged him with two counts of offensive communication and was liable, but he denied the said charges.
He was remanded until tomorrow, while his co-accused were remanded until the 15th of this month
They are accused of defaming Omulangira Suuna by allegedly claiming that he practices witchcraft despite being unlucky in Music, that his Ancestral spirits keep trailing him and that only owns a few pairs of shoes in personal assets.
Suuna avers that August 27, 2021 during their Morning Express gossip show on Sanyuka TV, a subsidiary of Next Media Services, the four said he is a witch doctor and not the rightful owner of a storeyed building and a pine tree plantation that he recently showed off.
Prosecution led by Ivan Kyazze states that on August 27th, 2021 they used electronic communication at a local Tv station in Kampala repeatedly made statements about a local musician Emmanuel Suuna, which statements disturbed his peace and right of privacy.
Prosecution adds that the statements were made with no purpose of legitimate communication.